Oct 5, 2012 3:00am PDT
: it will be a town hall setting and that is a different environment and questioning coming from the audience. brian excellent point to bring up. i was thinking that this morning and how many people watch the debate. that was a concern that i had . had people been energized to care and listen to the differences between the two cand des. two find out more people watched the debate since 1992 was heartening. the idea that that many people wanted to come to the tv and see what was going on in the nation was heartening. >> steve: pat buchan an said it was the best one in 52 years. but pat going back to the kennedy/nixon debate. >> gretchen: people on the democratic side tried to come up with excuses. this may be the best one. former vice-president al gore said it had to do with something that goes on in the state of colorado when you get high up in the rocky mountains, could it be the altitude. >> obama areiched in denver at 2:00 p.m. today. just a few hours before the debate started. romney did his debate prep in denver. when you go to 5,000 feet. >> exactly. >> and you only have a few hours to adjust.
Oct 7, 2012 1:00pm PDT
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Oct 7, 2012 4:00pm EDT
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Oct 4, 2012 7:00am PDT
protests created a hostile environment for jewish students at uc berkeley. the u.s. department of education launched an investigation into the charges filed in july by recent graduates. the complaint says the school's annual apartheid weekend couraged hate speech. the university says the protests are free speech. >> 7:15, a new poll shows republican presidential candidate mitt romney was the big winner in the debate last night. jacqueline live in the bureau doing fact checking about some of the statements made in that debate. >> reporter: dave, mitt romney stood out last night for being aggressive, constantly calling out president obama, keeping him on the defensive side. mitt romney also didn't back down when the two butted hads over tax plans. the president says romney's plans will raise taxes or increase the deficit. >> governor romney's central economic plan calls for a 5 trillion dollar tax cut on top of the extension of bush tax cuts another trillion dollars and 2 trillion in military spending they have not asked for. >> first of all i don't have a 5 trillion dollar tax cut or a tax c
Oct 6, 2012 4:00pm PDT
and the uss michael murphy is a 510've -- naval warship and designed to work in all environments reach speeds of above 30 knots. it is a cost of the 1.1 million dollars . >> and thank you very much. >> and turning back overseas. the verdict is in and a three judge panel concludes in the vatican that the butler did it. the butler was found get of stealing the pope's private documentings. he was handed an 18 prison sentence and almost certainly to be pardoned by the pope. he insists he was trying to expose what he considered corruption in the church. >> an 18 wheeler going down the highway flips over and the tanker began to leak. it is our top story as we go around the world in 80 seconds. china, that tanker, spilling the oil it was carrying and the emergency crews arrive liquid catches fire and the whole thing explodes much three firefighters were killed and a couple of fire trucks wrecked by the flames. no word on what caused the tanker to over turn. >> india two people killed in an explosion in a scrape yard . five workers were injured and taken to the hospital. no word but told such are com
Oct 3, 2012 3:00am PDT
-50 environment. >> that's right. >> half of the country is supporting the other half of the country. is that who we want to be? >> liberalism had an impatience and hostility to the american congressional system, the olderaxoms and principles of the american public. that is a polar working its way out. we are seeing living hosstillity with the constitution and still the legal constitution. it is hard to bridge a gap that is a century old and has been certainly for the past generation deepening. >> which way are we going. i think conservatives is the horse to bet on in the long run but interesting to see what will happen to liberalism. >> president obama and mitt romney getting ready for the first presidential debate. and i wonder if there are butter flies. what is going on behind the scenes. heather has a sneak peek. sex offenders suing for the right to hand out halloween canny? they say it is a freedom of speech issue for them. is it? we'll be right back. ♪ ♪ >> steve: got quick headlines for you this wednesday morning. american airline is padly install would clamps for the loose seats on th
Oct 7, 2012 3:00am PDT
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Oct 1, 2012 7:00pm PDT
, it's 9/11, it's americans in a hostile environment, and on our territory, a consulate in libya, yet they went out with the youtube and they stuck with it for so many days. you know, even without the ability of intelligence, i would have at least couched it differently. >> well, you're quite right. they made a terrible mistake. i think what they did was, you know, hope springs eternal. they wanted it to be the youtube and they -- it was much more convenient from the administration's standpoint to have it be the film that nobody's seen. and yet it demonstrated such serious misjudgments on their part to think that they could make it be the youtube, which it wasn't obviously, as time's gone by, and i quite agree with you, that anyone looking at it, knowing the history of september 11th, would at least have registered that that could very well have been part of an organized attack, which apparently now people in the administration have acknowledged, that it was a planned attack. >> greta: is 3is there a conseqe of a misjudgment, or is it something we all chatter about it among ourselves?
Oct 2, 2012 4:00pm PDT
flies critical to both our economy and the national environment. >> the reservoir projects are trying to take the last legally allowed drop of water out of the rivers. we're saying no, stop now. >> now, walkner says what western states need to do is think about conservation, recycling and growth management. but supporters of new reservoirs say while that sounds nice, it's really not realistic when you think about the amount of growth this part of the country is expected to go through and is going through now, bill. >> bill: back to this letter. has the governor heard back from the president regarding that letter? >> we reached out to the governor's office today about that specific letter and we were told that they might not get back to us for a while because of the debate going on today. but i can tell that you recently in a drought conference, the governor did bring up the fact that we could be looking at eight, ten to 20 million people in the future in this state alone and ultimately we could be looking at a capacity problem in what the water storage here can handle. bill. >> bill:
Oct 5, 2012 7:00pm PDT
at at an environment with a total void of leader help in washington. we are still in rough waters right now. >> greta: you know, i suspect as much as we wait around for the numbers every month and pay attention to them. i have a track here, which -- who did well? no change for teens, blacks and hispanics, but adult women special white did better. i pay attention to that. but as much as i micro-examine this, the question is, as the voter looksarn, do i have a job do my friends have a job? does my family have a job? am i about to lose my house? what's the future? there is a difference between the number crunchers and the people. >> if the neighbor has lost his job, you are in a recession when you lose your job, you're in a depression. the reality is that people talk to their neighbors and friends and see what is going on in the real world. >> greta: health care. you have 100 employees and you have noticed about your health care. >> we are headquartered in new york with 100 employees and our health care rates are going up 19% next year. so the other shoe has dropped. historically, they have gone up 5 or
Oct 4, 2012 3:00am PDT
preparing and understand the environment and we are inserted in to the environment. we are raising additional forces to you know react to the government or we are doing counter terrorism. >> brian: bin laden is dead . sadly al-qaida isn't. what should we know about the state of the main enemy. >> they regenerate and we killed many, many leaderships of al-qaida and they continue on. >> brian: we want to support what you do. and a lot of people want to support. how do we do it? >> support the green beret foundation at greenberetfoundation.org. we have many events and partnered with the pga and do special shooting events and puts corporate partners with the green berets. we do a lot of things. >> brian: thank you for what you have done. master sergeant scott neal thank you so much. meanwhile coming up straight ahead. they both promised to fight for the middle class. which cand date made the stronger case. and a story for all business travelers out there. a suitcase for people who are too lazy or tire to pull it behind them. happy birthday to my high school class mate john, he's 50 tod
Oct 4, 2012 7:00am PDT
two factors at play. there's been the environment of the country, the large number of people that think we're on the wrong track. and the perceptions and images of the candidates. each had an advantage. what happened last night was the images of the candidates, mitt romney evened that ground. when that happens, people say, well, since they're both roughly even, we're off on a wrong track, why wouldn't i take a chance on the new guy? that's the difficult side that president obama has to get. he has to turn this around. >> he has two more coming up. donna, you're in the room with president obama today. what do you tell him? >> mr. president, get a good night's sleep, have that anniversary champagne, but guess what? you have two more debates. look up and give it to mitt romney. also, talk about big bird next time. >> thanks very much. >>> thanks so much, george. it was a huge night online for the debate, as well. the event was exploding, literally, on social media, setting a new record on twitter. bianna golodryga is here to break down all the numbers. the most tweeted about eve
Oct 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
of view which ultimately means it's a really supportive environment for women but doesn't necessarily mean special treatment for women. >> reporter: yahoo! hired mayer as its ceo in july knowing that she was pregnant. when mayer gave birth sunday, a yahoo! spokeswoman told the "new york times" mayer plans to be back in the office within one to two weeks. that, too, is generating flack. >> we should be sending a message that women need more maternity leave. they need better benefits and need more time. they need a workplace that understands that this is a period of time that women need to be with a baby. >> all this criticism could make the corner office look real good to mayer. >> mommies are hard on each other, very tough. she will get a lot of criticism for everything she does while being a mommy. >> reporter: now nbc news reached out to yahoo! for comments but did not hear back. mayer and her husband zachary bogue are also looking for help to name their son and that, too is generating controversy, reportedly sending out an e-mail to family and friends asking for suggestions. now in the
Oct 7, 2012 9:00am PDT
they did because he showed them how dangerous and volatile and unpredictable the entire environment in libya was with at least 13 security incidents before september 11, backing up his case. as for his testimony this week, former u.s. ambassador to the u.n., john bolton, toll us today, he happenings the state department needs to listen and learn quickly. >> the state department should not wait for the conclusion of its own administrative review board, which won't report for 60 days, there ought to be an ongoing process to try to enhance the security of diplomatic and other official personnel in the middle-east and elsewhere. >> reporter: at the house oversight hearing, we will hear from sharl eep lamb, the deputy assistant secretary for programs at the bureau of diplomatic security and eric nordstrom, a regional security officer for the state department. >> shannon: thank you very much. some controversial anti-jihad ads in some anti-muslim will go up in the d.c. metro system this weekend, despite concerns about possible violent retailiation. a judge has ruled that the ads have to be
Oct 6, 2012 5:00am EDT
't just move along with the status quo. >> they provide a safer environment for our crew, with the latest in aviation technology. they give our flight paramedics more room and more equipment to care for the injured. they replace a fleet that was 20 years old that was spending too much time needing repairs and not enough time with the mission. >> the september 2008 fatal crash of trooper 2 in zero visibility conditions helped ebbing pe diet the fleet up grade. features on the upgrade include terrain awareness warning systems, night vision compatibility. they give the state the option of achieving accreditation and using two pilots. but it arrives under a cloud of controversy. state police made it known from the start the $12.6 millionaire craft is the one they wanted. a rival helicopter company filed a formal protest, alleging the state schemed the specifications in favor of augusta westland, guaranteeing that the model was selected. the aw 139 has frequently been cited with directives. over the summer the european aviation safety issued one imposing a new life limit ton tail rotor blades.
Oct 1, 2012 3:00am PDT
south and east, that we could have created an environment where we could leave and have them capable of carrying out their continued counterinsurgency missions. the fact is, al qaeda is on the rise throughout the middle east. the fact is that they believe that we are weak. they believe we are withdrawing. i talk to these leaders all over the middle east. and this is part of that scenario. look at what's happened in iraq. over 4,000 young americans, and we now have al qaeda on the comeback. anyway, go ahead, willie. >> history is what it is, senator. i think a lot of us wish we weren't in afghanistan anymore, that we hadn't lost 2,000 lives. >> but there was a way out. it's not as if it was an impossible situation. almost all of us agree there was a way that we could have succ d succeeded. >> fair enough, but we are where we are. so what would you do today? why would another year, five years, ten years change afghanistan? >> i would make a decision as to whether we had a significant number of troops listening to my military leadership to remain there to carry out an environment where
Oct 6, 2012 3:00am PDT
hall debates. environments can be relatable. mitt romney's achilles heel. >> governor, stick around, you are not done. >> i will give you a few more minutes. >> when vice president joe biden admitted well, sort of, that yes, there is a mask tax hike coming your way courtesy of him. you know the phrase we always use, obama and biden want to raise taxes by a trillion dollars. guess what? yes we do. >> he corrected for that afterwards. but we do want to talk about the gaffe plus whether the mainstream media is giving the v.p. a pass. >> then the ultimatum one employer just gave. get your flu shot or you are out of here. you will be fired if you don't have the flu shot. does that sound fair? we report, you decide after the break. >> mitt romney really on the offensive the other night. he made statements that i think damaged president obama's credibility almost like he was he joe biden. you could feel it bob, these projections... they're... optimistic. productivity up, costs down, time to market reduced... those are good things. upstairs, they will see fantasy. not fantasy... logistics.
Oct 5, 2012 7:00am PDT
-inflammatory agents that can decrease the big "c." what about cancer-causing items in our environment? chemicals known as perks from our dry cleaner can be dangerous. >> if you have no choice, when you bring home your dry cleaning, remove the plastic bag. let the clothes air out before putting them in your closet or on your body. >> reporter: empowering us all to take back some control from this devastating disease. for "good morning america," amy robach, abc news, new york. >> good information right there. >>> coming up, what would you do if you saw a father buying alcohol for underaged kids? >>> also, two women, one big ambush makeover. wait until you see how they look now. >>> all right. d.j. m.o.s. rolling the tunes inside our studio. coming to times square, to the question, when kids get their hands on alcohol, latest survey shows that the source is often an adult family member. even though under aged drinking is against the law. that leads to a dilemma. what would you do if you saw an adult buying alcohol for a teenager? the legal drinking age is 21 in this country. john quinones asks that quest
Oct 2, 2012 1:00pm PDT
this in a controlled environment, like a studio. not the chaotic shots you see here. and experts and u.s. officials say normally when you see the syrian rebels they look very worn and dishevelled. reflects the hardships of fighting hard over zeseveral months. the militants in this video look clean, too clean some would say. bottom line, u.s. officials still believe austin tykes is being held by the syrian government. that begs the obvious question of why. why would bashar al assad's regime f it did, make this video like this? and one expert on syria says it goes back to the very beginning when the assad regime tried to paint the opposition as control by jihadists and foreign-backed terrorists. >> the u.s. to date has been reluctant to buy into this narrative. and they have been very afraid of painting the entire opposition as an al qaeda-inspired revolt against the assad regime. however, this type of video would give credence and a grain of truth to assad's claims that there are very important extremists and jihadist elements operating within the opposition which would make any further action on behalf